From Classical to Jazz Cellist Borislav Strulev & Friends at Birdland
World-renowned cellist Borislav Strulev has been fascinating audiences on some of the world's most prestigious stages since his U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center in 1993 arranged on initiative of Isaac Stern, Former World Bank President James Wolfensohn and Byron Janis.
Critics call him a "soloist ... with a rich, singing tone" - The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle said that he "boasts an enormous, gripping sound, full of bright colors and effortless power; when he plays he commandeers the sonic spotlight with ease." "Associated Press wrote ''cellist Borislav Strulev, channeling no one, or perhaps God.'' "He plays as if born with a cello ".
Borislav Strulev - universal multi-stylist, Renaissance-man - has performed virtually all classical repertoire for cello and toured all corners of the world - Borislav presents today his vision of crossover, classical music, jazz, tango and even rap - a stylish, high-quality fusion, on the edge of shocking.
Borislav Strulev is an outstanding cellist of exceptional temperament, charismatic personality, powerful sound and virtuoso technique, a musician of faerie energy and drive. Borislav is the Music Director of: International BelgorodMusicFest - ''Borislav Strulev and Friends''.
Mr. Strulev has performed at Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center and all the major halls throughout the United States, as well as Auditorio de Madrid and Auditorio de Leon (Spain) Auditorio de Torino (Italy) Muzikverein (Vienna) Suntory Hall (Tokyo) Berlin Philharmonic (Berlin) Salle Gaveau (Paris), Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall (St-Petersburg), Bolshoi Theatre (Moscow), just to name a few, and beyond. He has also collaborated with most of the important orchestras and conductors in the world.
Borislav had his debut at Carnegie Hall - played with legendary pianist Byron Janis and also was a special guest at the ceremony dedicated to Oscar Peterson at Carnegie Hall.
Mr. Strulev had the honor of carrying the Olympic Torch for The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He was a nominee for The "Russian-American Person of the Year" 2014 Award in New York.
From Classical to Jazz
Borislav Strulev and Friends
Sunday, May 15th
Early Set @ 6pm
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